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Year : 2011  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 131-133

Non-familial cherubism

1 Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, ITS - Centre for Dental Studies and Research, Muradnagar, Uttar Pradesh, India
2 Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, ITS - Centre for Dental Studies and Research, Muradnagar, Uttar Pradesh, India
3 Department of Oral Pathology, Krishna Dental College, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India

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DOI: 10.4103/0976-237X.83076

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Cherubism is a rare, self-limiting, non-neoplastic fibro-osseous disorder of the jaws, usually seen in pediatric population. It is characterized by painless bilateral swelling of the jaws that gives the patient a typical cherubic appearance. Here, we describe the clinical, radiographic, histologic and computed tomographic features of cherubism in a 6-year-old boy.

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